Bob Marovich has spent more than three decades in nonprofit fund development for colleges and universities, secondary schools, museums, public broadcasters, animal welfare agencies, social service agencies, out-of-school programs, and healthcare. His skills include grantwriting, annual fund, major and planned giving, and strategic planning. As vice president of Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt for eight years, Bob managed a portfolio of diverse prospects and was part of the team that wrote the application that secured the largest challenge grant ever given by the Kresge Foundation ($800,000) to an Indiana nonprofit.
Today, Bob is a full-time grant writer whose clients include elementary and high schools, legal aid organizations, and youth social services. He is a board member emeritus at Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois. Outside of fundraising, Bob is a music historian, radio host, author of two books on gospel music, and contributor of articles and album notes on American music. In 2019, he was nominated for a GRAMMY Award, Best Album Notes, for The Gospel According to Malaco (Malaco Music Group).